Thoughtful estate planning is important for all parents. But for single parents, a thorough and legally compliant plan is vital to ensure that their wishes are carried out. Wills In many ways, estate planning for a single parent is no different than that for married parents. All parents should have a will in place to […]
Nikolas Cruz, the defendant in the Parkland, Florida school shooting, stands accused of killing 17 innocent victims. The evidence against him – including a confession – seems overwhelming. Bereft of money, where can he find legal representation? From public-defense lawyers: court-appointed criminal attorneys who represent defendants who cannot afford to hire their own lawyer. Initially, […]
Lawmakers promised a federal income tax system so simple that you could file an individual return on a postcard. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 didn’t quite hit that target – and even if it had, it wouldn’t have mattered until next year anyway. Right now, your concern is filing your 2017 return […]
On February 22, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) issued new guidance about documentation requirements for H-1B visa petitions. Intended to help USCIS officers evaluate applications, this guidance outlines more robust, although not necessarily new, standards for the contracts and itineraries that support a petitioner’s application for a work visa. H-1B visa basics […]
Whether you’re closing an online business because it didn’t work out or you’ve got a better investment elsewhere, make sure you’re up to date on the state and federal paperwork needed to make it official.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has the potential to make a big impact for small businesses, but the primary change affects those that are structured as “pass-through” business entities.
Depositions, an out-of-court session where a witness gives sworn testimony, happen all the time, in legal disputes large and small, but the process remains unfamiliar to many.
Most states have extensive resources to help small businesses get started, grow, or relocate. Here’s a series of resources that you might find useful in a collection of states across the country.
Lane-change violations might not be the first moving offense that comes to mind when you think about fighting a ticket or appearing in traffic court, but these tickets are serious and often come with hefty penalties.
State officials, including legislators and attorneys general, are responding to the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to reverse the agency’s prior stand on net neutrality